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How Lack Of Sleep Impacts Different Age Groups

Kids can get hyper, adults can gain weight - we all pay a heavy price for not sleeping

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) November 2014 – This time of year most of us enjoy the extra hour of sleep as we get as we turn our clocks back, but it’s not nearly enough to make up for the massive amounts of sleep we are losing throughout the rest of the year.

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Could Video Therapy Retrain The Brain, Cure ADHD?

Study uses neurofeedback with animated graphics to “train” kids to concentrate

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – It’s estimated 6 million children have some form of ADHD in the U.S. and treating them is not cheap.  Each year we spend well over a hundred billion dollars in therapy and medication, but instead of relying on medicine, what if doctors were able to teach children to control their symptoms on their own - simply by using the power of their minds?

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Aneesa Das, MD

Assistant Director of Sleep Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Sleep medicine
  • Narcolepsy
  • Sleep apnea syndromes
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Julia White, MD

Director of Breast Radiation Oncology, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Areas of interest:

  • Individualized breast radiation treatments
  • Development and implementation of breast radiation technologies
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Joanne Turner, PhD

Associate Professor of Microbial Infection and Immunity, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Areas of interest:

  • Immune response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • The effects of aging on immune function
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